Virgin Galactic has named former Rolls-Royce executive, Matthew Boguradzki, as Vice President, Sales and Strategy.
Boguradzki will lead Virgin Galactic’s sales team, supporting the company’s commercial growth and developing its customer community. He will oversee all sales efforts including strategy, sourcing, negotiation, and client management, and will report to Blair Rich, President and Chief Business Officer, Commercial and Consumer Operations.
“Our thoughtful and high-touch approach to our customer journey is one of Virgin Galactic’s defining features,” said Rich.
“As we continue to scale our business, evolving and growing our world-class sales operation will be critical. Our recent commercial announcements demonstrate our strong momentum, and bringing in a leader of Matthew’s caliber is an important next step.
“His experience and networks are deeply aligned with our approach and relevant to our customer demographic, and we’re thrilled to welcome him to the team,” Rich said.
Boguradzki previously led Rolls-Royce’s vehicle sales for North and South America and supported the transformation and optimisation of the region’s sales operations. Prior to this, Boguradzki built his career at BMW Group Australia, ultimately rising to National Sales and Operations Manager for MINI Australia.
Boguradzki’s LinkedIn profile indicates he was educated at Australia’s Western Sydney University (in NSW) and Box Hill Institute (Victoria), and started his career as an accountant with Camphin Boston and
“I am thrilled to be joining Virgin Galactic at this key moment in the era of commercial spaceflight,” said Boguradzki. “The team has made great strides and I’m excited to continue growing the thriving community of Future Astronauts as we prepare to open the wonder of space travel to the world.”